Roform Smart Strider 735 Elliptical Review




PRO-FORM SMART STRIDER 735

The Pro-Form Smart Strider 735 is the elliptical machine of choice for those looking for the total workout minus the stress. The Smart Strider 735 likewise sports a SpaceSaver design and that it means that in just easy step, you can fold up the machine and walk away.

Variety is a promise with the Smart Strider 735. The unit comes with 22 pre-installed workout apps. For more variety, it is iFit-enabled so which means you get even more workout programs at your convenience. Not just that, it has an incline feature that can go up to 10 degrees.

The unit is heavy duty. Built from commercial-grade steel, it has a a 300 pound weight capacity. It also comes with 20 resistance levels and it runs on SMR Silent Magnetic Resistance.

The Smart Strider 735 is the proud owner of an 18 pound inertia-enhanced flywheel. It is also equipped with over sized levelers that ensure the machine’s stability at all times.

What’s even better with the Pro-Form Smart Strider 735 is that it is fully assembled out of the box. Literally start using it after taking out of the box. Then of course, there’s its backlit display, workout fan, water bottle holder, and much more.


PROFORM SMART STRIDER 735

Review Price

We’re reviewing the Proform Smart Strider 735 based on a sale price of $799.

Price Comparison of the Proform Smart Strider 735 and Proform Smart Strider 935:

At the time of review the Proform Smart Strider 735 had a selling price of $799 while the Smart Strider 935 is at $999.

Comparison of the Proform Smart Strider 735 and Proform Smart Strider 935:

We’re seeing a $200 difference between the price tags of these two models at the time of review. Let’s do a quick rundown of all the features of these two elliptical machines to determine which one is better.

First, let’s enumerate their similarities:

Both models have a fixed stride length of 18 inches, and a power incline that can go up to a maximum of 10 degrees. For the notable features, they both have a built-in sound system, a cooling fan and enhancements on the foot pedals and hand grips.

Now for the differences:

The Proform Smart Strider 935 has more workout apps and resistance levels. It also has a wireless chest strap included for heart rate monitoring while the 735 only has the basic hand grip sensors. One glaring disparity between these two machines is the console display. The 935 has a 7-inch web enabled full color touch screen console while the 735 only has a 5-inch backlit monitor. What’s more is that the 935 also has the longer parts warranty of 3 years as compared to the 2-year parts coverage of the Smart Strider 735.

Looking at these two models, it’s easy to see that the Smart Strider 935 has more and better features than the Smart Strider 735. However, you are still getting good value for your money when you purchase the Smart Strider 735 at a price of $799. Now, if you’re the type who wants to splurge a bit and get more than just the basic then the Smart Strider 935 will be your best bet. At the end of the day, it’s your needs and preferences that will determine how you choose your home elliptical machine.

What Makes the Proform Smart Strider 735 Worth Buying?

– An incline function is not very commonly found in elliptical machines so we’re very happy to find a power incline in this model that can go up to 10 degrees. An incline feature adds challenge to your workout and helps you target specific lower body muscle groups.

-Aside from the incline level, this model also has 20 resistance levels and 22 built-in workout apps to add variety to your routine. This will help eliminate monotony and boredom, especially when you’re working out alone at home.

– If space is an issue for you, this unit’s space saver design maybe just what you need. You can fold and store this model away in between use.

What Makes The Proform Smart Strider 735 NOT Worth Buying?

-This model is iFit compatible but the module is sold separately, so you still need to shell out additional cash before you can enjoy the benefits of the iFit technology.

-The stability of an elliptical machine depends mainly on its weight – the heavier the machine, the more stable it is. It’s unfortunate that Proform did not provide the unit weight information of this model so at this point we can’t vouch for the accuracy of the stated 300-pound user weight capacity.